UW System Clipsheet
September 23, 2005
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"Two-year colleges booming," Marshfield News Herald, Sept. 23.
The 13 freshman-sophomore UW Colleges are surprised by a surge in enrollment.
"Report faults Barrows and Wiley," Wisconsin State Journal, Sept. 23.
Attorney Susan Steingass' investigative report reviews Paul Barrows' conduct toward students, and Chancellor John Wiley's use of sick leave and employment policies.
"UW report rips Barrows' actions," Capital Times, Sept. 23.
The university-commmissioned investigation concludes that Barrows' relationship with a graduate student was inapropriate, but not against university rules.
Related: "Doyle: UW sloppy, lax in Barrows case"
"Administrators reprimanded," Associated Press, Sept. 23.
Barrows receives a formal letter of reprimand and will be required to attend sexual-harassment training; Wiley reprimanded for improper handling of sick leave and employment policies.
"UW Chancellor reprimanded in Paul Barrows case," WKOW-27, Sept. 23.
Wiley admits mistakes in handling Barrows' concurrent appointment and sick leave.
"Officials faulted but lose little in UW case," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 23.
UW System President Kevin P. Reilly reprimands Wiley; Barrows will lose former post and take a significant salary reduction.
"UW releases report: Barrows will not be fired," Badger Herald, Sept. 23.
Steingass report shows that Barrows did not violate university policies.
Related: "Reilly reprimands chancellor in letter"
"Despite allegations, Former Vice-Chancellor will keep his position," Daily Cardinal, Sept. 23.
State lawmakers reprimand UW administrators for improper handling of the Barrows situation and inappropriate use of "back up" positions.
dean implicates Barrows, calls Wiley 'part of the problem'"
Editorial: "Cardinal View: The Steingass Report"
"UW-Madison leads state in research spending," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sept. 23.
A report from the National Science Foundation shows UW-Madison remains nation's fourth-largest research institution.
"Noels set example in community leadership," Editorial, Stevens Point Journal, Sept. 23.
An editorial thanking John and Patty Noel for their generosity in supporting new Fine Arts Center at UW-Stevens Point.
"Searching for input: Chancellor meeting draws few students," Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Sept. 23.
The UW-Eau Claire Chancellor Search and Screen Committee is disappointed by poor attendance at a meeting to gather student input.
Related: "Students apathetic to chancellor search," Eau Claire Spectator, Sept. 23.
"Parkside prof appeals board's recommended punishment," Racine Journal Times, Sept. 23.
UW-Parkside Professor Xun "George" Wang asks the Board of Regents to review UWP's decison to demote him and reduce his salary.
"Campus spreading out," Oshkosh Northwestern, Sept. 23.
Under-capacity UW-Oshkosh residence halls lead to calls for renovating the 40-year-old buildings.
"UWO, Chamco will buy Cub Foods site," Oshkosh Northwestern, Sept. 23.
UWO and the city's industrial development corportaion collaborate to buy land for the future development of an academic building on campus.
"Phy ed center to get $3.9 million face-lift," Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Sept. 23.
The State Building Commission approves funding to renovate UW-Eau Claire physical education center.
"More evidence from the Fed that education matters," Editorial, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Sept. 23.
An editorial notes that a Federal Reserve Bank study reinforces the positive correlation between post-secondary degrees and income, and shows that higher education is vital to fulfilling the demand for skilled workers.